The Millets experts have compiled a list of the best winter walks made for adventure.
Known for its proud peaks, vibrant villages and picturesque scenery, the Lake District is one of the most popular national parks in England, and for good reason. Home to sixteen lakes and over 1,400 miles of walking trail, the Lake District offers plenty of options for walkers of all abilities and ages.
Northumberland National Park covers an area of 405 square miles between the Scottish border in the north and just south of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hadrian’s Wall.
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle then this is the area for you as Northumberland is known as the most peaceful national park with a small population and a sense of remoteness.
3. The Cairngorms – Heart of the Scottish Highlands
The Cairngorms National Park is the largest northernmost national park in the UK and is home to the highest mountain range. But beyond the dizzying heights of the mountain paths, there is plenty to see and do in a wild and wondrous land.
Langamull Beach is one of Mull’s best kept secrets, a remote and breathtakingly beautiful place that can only be reached on foot. Perfect for an idyllic winter outing with the whole family, including the dog, the walk to and from Langamull Beach takes just over an hour, leaving plenty of time for relaxation and adventure when you’re there.
5 Brecon Beacons National Park
Known for its huge, wide-open green spaces with plenty of room to walk, run, play and explore, the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales is the perfect destination for outdoor adventures this winter, especially for large families or those with have children. . There are kilometers of picturesque forests, hills and reservoirs. Families can easily spend a whole day walking around – just remember to dress warmly beforehand!
With stunning views of the coastline and plenty of fresh sea air, a winter stroll around the Newborough Beach circuit in Ynys Llandwyn is not to be missed if you can visit. On this slightly longer route of just over 10 kilometers, you will pass through Newborough Forest, home to specially planted trees from the 1970s and plenty of wildlife – if you’re lucky, you might even see a rare red squirrel!
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